Douyin’s Short-Video Creators Get More Audience-Targeting Tools

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The tools — including one for traffic optimization and a new content management system —will allow 10 million more people to make money on the platform in the next 12 months, said Zhi Ying, Douyin’s general manager for marketing. Read More

Douyin and TikTok Rake in $11.7 Million in User Spending in July

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Short video app Douyin and its overseas version TikTok grossed a total of $11.7 million through in-app sales of virtual coins in July, increasing by 290% year-over-year, according to mobile app intelligence firm Sensor Tower. Read More

‘Unmasked’ Livestreamer Says Filter Snafu All Part of Her Plan

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A host whose cartoon filter disappeared mid-stream to reveal a middle-aged face has gained hundreds of thousands of new followers from what she describes as a savvy marketing stunt. Read More

Live-streaming Platform Inke Acquires Social App Jimu for $85 Million

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Live-streaming platform Inke announced on Sunday that it acquired interest-based social app Jimu for $85 million. Read More

Douyu Moves Listing from NYSE to Nasdaq

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Game live-streaming platform Douyu has switched its IPO to the Nasdaq Global Select Market from the New York Stock Exchange, according to the company’s SEC filing on Monday. Read More

Headlines from China: The Changing Relationship Between Gaming and Live-streaming

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Over the past few years, gaming and live-streaming, as two booming sectors in China, served each other well. However, the landscape is changing now. Read More

The Livestreamer Thriving in a Desolate Chinese Coal Town

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A native of China’s northeast has found unlikely success with online videos broadcast from his desiccated hometown. Read More

Video Game Live-streaming Platform Douyu Files for US IPO

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Video game live-streaming platform Douyu on Monday filed its initial public offering (IPO) in the US, with plans to raise up to $500 million. Read More

The Stars Who Vanished from China’s Live-streaming Galaxy

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Pay close attention to China’s live-streaming scene, and you’ll notice that several stars vanished in 2018, leaving no trace on the platforms where they used to perform. Read More

Headlines from China: Live Streaming Platform Panda TV Rumored to File for Bankruptcy

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Panda TV is one of the top game living streaming platforms in China by the number of daily active users. Its potential bankruptcy indicates the fierce competition in China's live streaming sector. Read More